Description - Education in the Arts by Christine Sinclair
Teach with confidence across all 5 art streamsThis book combines a number of important purposes. To provide students with:an understanding of the place of the arts in society and in schoolsan introduction to the basic principles of each art form and how to teach itvivid pictures of how the arts actually work in real classroom situations, through case study examplessuggestions for how to build and adapt on the case study examples in your own primary classrooms, and perhaps most important of all;the confidence to bring the arts into the classroom.Grounded in theory and research, with links to teaching practice, Education in the Arts helps students apply what they are learning to new contexts, and encourages them to become reflective and mindful practitioners. Students can continue to use this book as they become practising teachers, drawing on how to implement the various arts practices in a school setting.New to this EditionNew Part Four - Arts and Community which includes new chapters:Chapter 16 - What can mindful educators learn from artists who work with children?Chapter 17 - The Arts and Teaching for Diversity.New cases studies across the book, with accompanying `beyond the case study' section:Each chapter now includes one extended case study allowing for greater depth of description and analysis of the practice under review;`Beyond the case study' draws out the strategies and approaches embedded in each case study and invites students and educators to explore how these can be applied in their own teaching contexts
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Author Biography - Christine Sinclair
Christine Sinclair is the Head of Drama Education in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. Neryl Jeanneret is the Associate Dean, Research Training and Head of Music Education in Arts Education in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. John OToole is Honorary Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne where he was Foundation Chair of Arts Education. He is also Honorary Professor of Drama Education and Applied Theatre at Griffith University. Mary Ann Hunter is Senior Lecturer in Drama Education at the University of Tasmania.